Cypress Cove Events
October 28, 2022

Cypress Employee Disaster Fund Reaches $300,000 Milestone

FORT MYERS, Fla. (October 28, 2022) Cypress Cove’s Community Advancement office announced today their successful ongoing campaign to raise funds for employees following the destruction caused by Hurricane Ian. Initiated with the support of Cypress Cove Residents Council immediately following the storm, $300,000 was raised by October 28. Additional donations are expected. “Cypress team members […]
October 17, 2022
Pearl's Closet at Cypress Cove

Pearl’s Closet Was a Life Saver

A Glance Back story written by Cypress Cove Resident Donna Miceli It usually takes some time for new residents to find and explore Pearl’s Closet, but for Maude Scolaro the need for the items available there was almost immediate. On the day she was due to move into her apartment, she got a call that […]
October 6, 2022
McKnights Tech Awards

All Cypress Family of Companies Recognized in National Tech Award Program

Cypress represented in every division of the awards program FORT MYERS, Fla. (October 6, 2022) All three of the Cypress family of companies have been recognized in the 2022 McKnights Tech Awards, each in a different division and category. “We are so thankful for the vision, guidance and continued support from our Board of Directors […]
September 13, 2022
Melody Desilets, Community Advancement Officer

Cypress Cove Welcomes Community Advancement Officer

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 13, 2022) Cypress Cove has welcomed Melody Desilets as their new Community Advancement Officer. Desilets will work closely with leaders and team members across the Cypress family of companies and community at large to strategically plan and execute a growing, comprehensive planned giving and fundraising program. She will be responsible for […]
September 6, 2022
Cypress Cove Resident Life Manager Wendy Post

Women In Leadership – Wendy Post, Resident Life Manager

We continue our Women in Leadership video series with a few words from Resident Life Manager Wendy Post. Wendy shares her experience building a career at Cypress. Resident Life Manager Wendy Post graduated from not one, but two, leadership programs in 2022 — Leadership Lee County and LeadingAge Florida Leadership Academy. Wow! Congratulations, Wendy!
August 29, 2022
Cypress Cove resident Frank Haskell

Frank Haskell: Super Fund Raiser and Lifetime Success

By Cypress Cove resident Robert Runck The view in Frank Haskell’s apartment has given him joy every day since he and his wife Betty moved to Cypress Cove. You will need to understand his special connection to the fountain outside his window and to Galisano Children’s Hospital to understand why… After the death of their […]
August 19, 2022
Cypress Cove Scholars

Cypress Cove Scholars: Patricia Chavez and Son Danilo Moreno-Chavez

Patricia works full time as a household assistant in The Cottage at Cypress Cove, our beautiful memory care assisted living neighborhood. In her native Colombia she graduated with a focus on occupational health. Afterward she moved to the U.S. with her two children. “One of my lifelong goals since being in America is to obtain […]
August 5, 2022
John & Darlene Cypress Cove (2)

Right Place, Right Time Led to Successful Career in Broadcasting

By Cove Currents Resident Donna Miceli If John and Darlene Schwandke were asked what factors led to their successful careers as owners of two radio stations in John’s hometown of Muscatine Iowa, it’s likely they could give some credit to being in the right place at the right time. For John, it started when he […]
August 3, 2022
Lee Health Partners in Wellness Recognition

Cypress Cove Recognized by Lee Health at Partners in Wellness Designation Celebration

Cypress Cove is the first life plan community involved with the program FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 3, 2022) Cypress Cove residents and team members were recognized by Lee Health today as a Partners in Wellness community. Cypress Cove is the first life plan community to earn this designation. Lee Health’s Partners in Wellness designation recognizes […]